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  • Turner Broadcasting offers employee buyouts, plans more staff cuts

    Grappling with ratings doldrums and increased competition, Turner Broadcasting plans to cut several hundred workers as part of an overhaul of its operations. On Tuesday, the Atlanta cable TV programmer notified employees that it was offering buyouts...
  • 'November Man' started with Chicago newsman

    'November Man' started with Chicago newsman
    When the Chicago Daily News went out of business in March 1978 and some of its staff merged with its sister paper the Sun-Times, I walked out of that building with three others who no longer had newspaper jobs, and one of them was named Bill Granger....
  • 'Tales of the Grim Sleeper' documentary looks at L.A. slaying suspect

     'Tales of the Grim Sleeper' documentary looks at L.A. slaying suspect
    For nearly a quarter-century, police said, Lonnie Franklin Jr. terrified people in South Los Angeles, luring women to his backyard camper with money and drugs and then brutally murdering them. Franklin was arrested in 2010, and accusations about his...
  • Review: 'Bound by Flesh' ★★★★

    Review: 'Bound by Flesh' ★★★&#9733
    The sad and now mostly forgotten story of Daisy and Violet Hilton, twin sisters conjoined at birth and forced to live as "cash cows" for a series of people eager to exploit them, is brought to fascinating and, indeed, tragic life by director Leslie...
  • Chicago theater openings for the week of Aug. 29 to Sept. 4

     Chicago theater openings for the week of Aug. 29 to Sept. 4
    Wednesday | "The Coward": In Nick Jones' comedy from Stage Left Theatre, a young gent in the 18th century who has never been in a duel endeavors to initiate one. Through Oct. 5 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave.; 773-975-8150 or stagelefttheatre.com...
  • Dowdle brothers overcome challenges to shoot film, 'As Above/So Below'

    Dowdle brothers overcome challenges to shoot film, 'As Above/So Below'
    If you had to guess which movie director was recently the first to be granted access to the nonpublic areas of the catacombs six stories beneath the streets of Paris, you might say, Luc Besson, Leos Carax or another of France's most prominent names....
  • Eat this: Pistachio s'mores jar

    Eat this: Pistachio s'mores jar
    Pistachio s'mores jar: State & Lake Chicago Tavern is a downtown restaurant with widespread appeal, marrying chic sophistication with approachable, down-to-earth charm. The creations from pastry chef Toni Roberts are a huge part of that allure: Her...
  • REVIEW: 'Methtacular!' at Theater Wit ★★★

     REVIEW: 'Methtacular!' at Theater Wit ★★★
    Be it a story of sex, booze, cocaine or, in the case of the actor Steven Strafford, crystal methamphetamine, aka the most dangerous drug in the world, the challenge with any personal narrative of addiction is maintaining sympathy for the addict. Hear...
  • The greatest Star Trek 'Generation' reunites

    The greatest Star Trek 'Generation' reunites
    Reporter's log, stardate: 082214 On a sticky August evening, I found myself on the back porch of Wicker Park's Handlebar restaurant with a dinner companion who'd been to space. He'd also been drowned by William Shatner, resuscitated by Scott Bakula,...
  • Review: 'To Be Takei' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'To Be Takei' ★★&#9733 1/2
    The documentary "To Be Takei" is a buoyant, engaging look at the life of actor and activist George Takei, best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu in the original "Star Trek" TV series as well as in six "Star Trek" feature films. In recent years, Takei,...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:   Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $28 when tickets are...